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Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Overview

Published: August 28, 2018

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) provides the primary federal funding stream dedicated to the support of emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents. FVPSA is located in the Family & Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), a division of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families in the Administration for Children & Families. FYSB administers FVPSA formula grants to States, Territories and tribes, State domestic violence coalitions, a hotline and national and special-issue resource centers.

Last Reviewed: August 28, 2018

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